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Cricket Australia pay dispute finally resolved

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SYDNEY: Cricket Australia and Australian Cricketers’ Association brokered a new pay deal to bring to an end the bitter pay dispute between the two warring parties. As per the new MoU, the players – both male and female – will receive upto 30% of the agreed revenue, which is expected ...

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Virat Kohli donates signed bat to Shahid Afridi Foundation

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NEW DELHI: In a matchless show of grace and magnanimity, Indian captain Virat Kohli donated his signed cricket bat to former Pakistan captain Shahid Afridi for his foundation Shahid Afridi Foundation. Afridi, who got involved in philanthropic activities at the time when his cricketing career was going to over, took ...

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Pakistan demand apology from Afghanistan

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LONDON: Cricket Boards continues to clash, with PCB refusing to renew ties with neighbour until matter is publicly addressed The feud between the Afghanistan and Pakistan Cricket Boards has continued to rumble on, with the PCB demanding a public apology from their neighbours in order to renew cricketing ties. The ...

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Sarfraz vows to make team No 1 in all formats

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ISLAMABAD: Pakistan captain Sarfraz Ahmed vowed to make Pakistan No 1 cricket team in all the three formats. Sarfraz, who was recently appointed Test skipper as well, will now lead the national team in all the three formats. He became T20 captain after the 2016 World T20, when Shahid Afridi ...

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Sri Lanka to probe 2011 Cricket World Cup final defeat

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COLOMBO: Sri Lanka’s sports minister gave his support Wednesday for an investigation into the country’s controversial 2011 World Cup loss against India, amid fresh allegations of match fixing. The South Asian nation lost the World Cup decider by six wickets at Wankhede stadium in Mumbai, stunning the cricket-mad island. Then ...

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Dhoni’s inputs made captaincy easier for Virat Kohli: Rahane

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MUMBAI: Indian batsman Ajinkya Rahane is in the spotlight after emerging as India’s highest run-getter in the West Indies ODI tour. Despite not being given much of an opportunity in the ICC Champions Trophy in June in England, the Mumbai batsman proved he can deliver when needed as his batting ...

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Misbah awarded honourary MCC membership

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SYDNEY: Pakistan’s most successful Test captain Misbah-ul-Haq has been awarded Honourary Life Membership by the prestigious Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC) for his services to the game. Misbah was presented with the membership at Lord’s Cricket Ground during the rain-interrupted match between Afghanistan and the MCC XI earlier this week. Misbah ...

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Hard work of 17 years behind 10,000 runs: Younus

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Karachi – Former Pakistan cricketer Younus Khan Wednesday said the people should give him the same respect as they respect his record-setting 10,000 runs. Speaking at the event hosted by The Citizen Foundation (TCF) in his honour, Younus said that there was a struggle of over 17 years behind his ...

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A real challenge to follow Misbah, says Sarfraz

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KARACHI: The hardest part, Sarfraz Ahmed might reasonably think, is over. Becoming Pakistan’s limited-overs captain always loomed as the greater challenge, given the depths to which they have fallen there. But he’s come through that with flying colours, the Champions Trophy win the icing on a captaincy record that currently ...

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Mohammad Amir stars in debut for Essex

CHELMSFORD, ENGLAND - JUNE 19 Essex Unveil New Signing Mohammad Amir during the Essex v Warwickshire - Specsavers County Championship: Division One cricket match at the Cloudfm County Ground on June 19, 2017 in Chelmsford, England. (Photo by Nick Wood/Getty Images)

LONDON: Pakistan pace man Mohammad Amir continued his rich seam of form from the Champions Trophy win over India, striking early for Essex using a pink ball on a landmark day for English county cricket. Amir trapped Middlesex Nick Gubbins lbw as the latest round of county championship matches got ...

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